Southwest Arbor Fest
Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park
With several ways to join in on the action, there is sure to be something for everyone!
Hazardous waste collection - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Learn more about what is accepted and the collection process with the Electronic Recycling PDF.
Craft Beer - Tasting for $25 - Begins at 11 a.m.
Get your taste buds involved with amazing craft beer from local and regional breweries (21 and up), roam around visiting the arts and craft booths, enjoy live music, indulge in some delicious food from local food trucks, and have a memorable Saturday full of fun! Beer Tasting is $25; presale tickets are available for $20 and only 200 presale tickets will be sold. Get yours today!
Arbor Day Activities
Help green-up Grand Junction by taking home a free tree seedling or participating in a silent auction to bring home a larger containerized tree for your yard. Arbor Day will also include an opportunity to sign up for the launch of the City's private ash treatment cost-share program provided by T4 Tree Services, a silent auction for urban wood pieces milled from recently lost park trees, notable tree tour, and more.
|2023 Seedlings Varieties:||Tree Raffle Varieties:|
|Hotwings Maple||Acer Grand Mesa Glow (Mesa Glow Maple)|
|Mimosa||Castanea Mollissima (Chinese Chestnut)|
|Sucker Punch Chokecherry||Cercis Canadensis (Eastern Redbud)|
|Gila Monster Gamble Oak||Cornus Alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood)|
|Bur Oak||Cornus a. 'Wstackman' (Golden Shadows Pagoda Dogwood)|
|Chinkapin Oak||Eucommia Ulmoides (Hardy Rubber Tree)|
|Paperbark Maple||Ginkgo Biloba 'Autumn Gold' (Autumn Gold Gingo)|
|Black Tupelo||L.s. 'Slender Silhouette' (Slender Silhouette Sweetgum)|
|Magnolia||Nyssa Sylvatica 'Majestic' (Majestic Black Tupelo)|
|Zelkova||Pistacia Chinensis (Chinese Pistache)|
|Pyrus Calleryana 'Glens Form' (Chanticleer Flowering Pear)|
|Quercus Buckleyi (Texas Red Oak)|
Entertainment provided by:
|with Special Guest: Donny Morales|
Activities & Schedule of Events
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Free seedling give-away (while supplies last)
- Tree care informational booths
- T4 Tree Service and Private Ash Treatment Program
- Career Center High School Horticulture Program Plant Sale
- Lincoln Park Notable Tree Tour (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
- Silent auction for larger containerized trees (7 to 10-foot-tall trees)
Silent tree auctions opening and closing on the hour
- Silent auction for reclaimed urban wood pieces - Closing at 1:30 p.m.
- Electronics Recycling - Learn more about what is accepted and the collection process with the Electronic Recycling PDF.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Colorado Craft Beer Tasting. Unlimited tasting and a commemorative mug. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased here with a $5 discount. Only 200 will be pre-sold.
- Free ice cream for the first 500 kids sponsored by Peak Ready Mix
- Vendors and non-profit agencies
- local food trucks
- local live music